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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed by 5pm on Wed., 11/22, and closed all day Thu., 11/23.

Letters to Santa

Children's Event Drop-in Children are encouraged to write letters to Santa Claus and drop them off at participating MCPL locations this holiday season!
Holiday Writing Spencer Children Grades K 5 Preschool Early Elemen

Book Club: "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Mon., 11/20/17, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
This story follows the lives of four generations of the Whitshank family, spanning from the 1920s until present day.
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Martian" by Andy Weir

Mon., 11/20/17, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
While on a space mission to Mars, astronaut Mark Watney is accidentally left behind and must figure out a way to grow food and survive until NASA can send a mission back to rescue him.
Book Club Stratford Adults

Hobbies and Crafts Night

Adult Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!
More events in this series (9). » Activities Art Crafts Hatley Adults Children Tweens

Book Club: "The Silver Star" by Jeanette Walls

Mon., 11/20/17, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join us at our Spencer Branch for a discussion of the book "The Silver Star," about two sisters who move in with their uncle and face hardships as they grow up.
Book Club Spencer Adults

Women's Night Out: "The Green Road" by Anne Enright

Mon., 11/20/17, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the Women's Night Out book club for a lively, social discussion of a novel about an Irish family whose children spread across the globe and reunite over Christmas.
Book Club Wausau Adults

Thanksgiving Story Time

Children's Event Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with stories and crafts at MCPL!
Crafts Holiday Story Time Rothschild Children Preschool

Home School Huddle

Children's Event Drop-in Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
More events in this series (21). » Hands-on Activities Science Edgar Children

Readers of Classic Lit: "The American Dream"/"Zoo Story" by Edward Albee

Wed., 11/22/17, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of two of Edward Albee's classic one-act plays! No registration required and new participants are always welcome!
Book Club Wausau Adults

Anime Afternoon

Teen Event Drop-in Teens can get a taste of the world of Japanese animation by viewing the series "Orange," "Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid," Occultic; Nine," and "Eureka 7!"
More events in this series (1). » Movie Wausau Teens

Quilting and Crafting

Adult Event Quilters and crafters - experienced and beginners - are invited to gather to learn, create, and share. In addition to sharing quilting skills and techniques, we'll also teach a new ... (read more)
More events in this series (4). » Stratford Adults

Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
More events in this series (12). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults

After School Experiments

Children's Event Join us each month to participate in a variety of hands-on experiments related to math and science. Free and no registration required, all supplies provided.
More events in this series (4). » Art Hands-on Learning Science Technology Wausau Children Tweens

MCPL Movie Night: "The Glass Castle"

Thu., 11/30/17, 5:30pm - 7:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event A free screening of the 2017 film adaptation of Jeannette Walls' best-selling memoir. Rated PG-13.
Movie Wausau Adults

Friends of MCPL "Everything Must Go!" Sale

Adult Event Drop-in A special sale to clear out the former area of our dedicated Friends group. Great deals on books as well as tables, shelving and more!
More events in this series (1). » Book Sale Wausau Adults

Outside the Lines: A Family Coloring Party

Children's Event Drop-in Bring the whole family to work on coloring projects for both children and adults!
More events in this series (5). » Art Activities Hatley Children Grades K 5

It's Your Move: MCPL Game Day

Children's Event Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.
More events in this series (4). » Games Activities Rothschild Adults Children Teens

Curiosity, Camaraderie Keeps Library Friends Coming Back

After spending 1 or 2 days a week with each other for the past 20 years, the dedicated volunteers behind the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library acknowledge they’re more like family than friends. It’s a bond forged as pages flipped and the creative output of generations of writers — fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children’s and young adult...

Friends Of The Library Library Book Sale Books

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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

Provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content, including science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, technology and wildlife.

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Uncle John's Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader by Bathroom Readers' Institute

★★★★★ Once a year the Bathroom Readers Institute uncorks their latest compilation of trivia facts and feats. Well, here comes UNCLE JOHN'S PERPETUALLY PLEASING BATHROOM READER, the 26th Bathroom Reader annual. And it's as chock full of fun and interesting facts as the first 25! This latest edition offers up 540 pages of info on fads & flops, forgotten history...

Audience: Adults
Genre: Nonfiction


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